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Todd Lynn (Courtesy Irene Scioti)

Mass Ex Series: Meet the Curator, Todd Lynn

  “In my opinion, clothes are what we wear and fashion is about ideas.” These are the words of Todd Lynn, acclaimed London fashion designer, dresser of rock legends and curator of next month’s Mass Exodus, Ryerson’s annual student-run fashion show. The hit, end-of-year event is no stranger to big name curators, from Liz Cabral to Jeanne Beker, but Lynn […]

by Ophelie Zalcmanis-Lai· · Arts & Life, Fashion
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Ryerson fashion alum David Dixon celebrates 20th anniversary

Over the past two decades, David Dixon has remained at the helm of the North American fashion scene. The Ryerson alum is known for his revolutionary “little black dress” in womenswear collections and his eponymous Town Shoes brand. This year, he celebrates the 20th anniversary of his label with the unveiling of his fall-winter collection at World Mastercard Fashion Week. […]

by Khadija Khan· · Arts & Life, Fashion
Ryerson alumna’s vision for the CNE as first female general manager

Ryerson alumna’s vision for the CNE as first female general manager

When Ryerson University alumna Virginia Ludy accepted an internship with the Canadian National Exhibition (CNE) before her fourth year of studies, she did not expect that it would turn into a successful, three-decade long career. Ludy was named general manager of Canada’s largest fair on Wednesday and will assume leadership of the organization when current general manager David Bednar retires […]

by Sharnelle Kan· · News, Top stories
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Ryerson alumnus named first female general manager of the CNE

Virginia Ludy, who graduated from Ryerson in 1984, is the first female general manager of the Canadian National Exhibition (CNE). Ludy attended Ryerson for Geography from 1980 to 1984. “I believe tremendous opportunities lie ahead for the CNE and I am very excited and honoured to have been appointed to lead the organization in fulfilling the vision established for the […]

by Nicole Thompson· · News
Ryerson alumnus’ photograph featured on Canadian stamp

Ryerson alumnus’ photograph featured on Canadian stamp

Canada Post has chosen to feature the work of Ryerson alumnus Edward Burtynsky, an advisory board member of the Ryerson Image Centre, in a photography stamp series. The series is meant to capture 150 years of Canadian photography and explore what Eugene Knapik, a Canada Post media relations officer, describes as “the many facets of the Canadian experience.” It will […]